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To Autograph or not?

I have several friends planning to buy Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Unexplainable. It seems surreal that I was chosen out of thousands of submissions and published in a traditional medium. 248 more words


Finding Letters Again

I know I am certainly not the first person to dread checking the mail. I actually don’t even check it every day because there is hardly ever anything in there that I want. 968 more words

Daily Celebrations


Emotions are my weakness. They leave me feeling vulnerable and cloud my judgment. As a kid, emotion got me into trouble more than once. So, for the majority of my life, I’ve avoided emotion.  221 more words


A New Writing Venture

We all know that writing doesn’t always produce a steady stream of income. Some months you’ll fill your wallet and other months you’ll be sitting at your church’s food pantry. 175 more words


Pre-Release Jitters

25 days until Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and the Unexplainable is released! I’m both excited and nervous. This is my most acclaimed writing accomplishment so far to date. 187 more words


Drawing a blank...

I started this website in response to my being published in Chicken Soup for the Soul. It needs to be ready for the September 26 release. 133 more words


How did I get here?

If you told me a year ago that I’d be embarking upon a career as a freelance writer, I would have thought you crazy. Sure, I’d always considered it – using my unique ability with words as a livelihood but never thought it would come to fruition. 158 more words